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Fall 2009 - Con Law II: Reconstruction Amendment

Driver, Justin

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 381C  Unique # 28958

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
TTH3:30 - 4:45 pmTNH 2.124
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Take-home Thursday, December 17
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
The Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments have been described as the Nation's "second founding," which amounted to a revolution in the economic, social, and political realms.  This course will trace the interpretive development of the Reconstruction Amendments through the modern era both as individual entities and as a collective whole.  The following topics will receive particular emphasis:  slavery, citizenship, equal protection, and suffrage.  In addition to judicial decisions, the readings will draw upon law review articles and other secondary sources.

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